Liberia. With an Appendix on the Flora of Liberia, by Dr. Otto Stapf, 28 Coloured Illustrations by Sir Harry Johnston, 24 Botanical Drawings by Miss Matilda Smith, 402 Black and White Illustrations from the Author's Drawings and from Photographs by the Author and Others, 22 Maps by Mrs. J.W. Addison, Capt. H.D. Pearson, R.E., Lieut. E.W. Cox, R.E., and the Author, Količina 1
Hutchinson & Company, 1906
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American amongst appearance Ashmun Author become British brought Bulama called Cape Mount Cape Palmas Captain carried Cavalla century chiefs Christian Church coast College colonists colony Constitution course Court Department direction Dutch early east England English established European existence exploration forest four France French frontier give given Gold Government Governor grains of Paradise Guinea House hundred important independent interest interior Island January known land language legislature less Liberia Mandingo Maryland means Mesurado miles Monrovia months Mountains mouth natives Negro Niger northern origin Paul's River perhaps person Photograph population Portuguese present President race reached received region representatives republic Roberts Robertsport rubber School Senate sent settlement ships Sierra Leone slave slave trade Society stations taken territory took town trade tribes United vessel visited West Africa Western
Stran 203 - The end of the institution, maintenance, and administration of government, is to secure the existence of the body politic, to protect it, and to furnish the individuals who compose it with the power of enjoying in safety and tranquillity their natural rights, and the blessings of life...
Stran 207 - In order to prevent those who are vested with authority from becoming oppressors, the people have a right, at such periods and in such manner as they shall establish by their frame of government, to cause their public officers to return to private life; and to fill up vacant places by certain and regular elections and appointments.
Stran 206 - Government ; and no law shall ever be made to restrain the right thereof; the free communication of thoughts and opinions is one of the invaluable rights of man, and every citizen may freely speak, write, and print on any subject, being responsible for the abuse of that liberty.
Stran 76 - ... from the middle of the seventeenth to the middle of the nineteenth century.
Stran 207 - The privilege and benefit of the writ of habeas corpus shall be enjoyed in this Commonwealth in the most free, easy, cheap, expeditious and ample manner; and shall not be suspended by the Legislature, except upon the most urgent and pressing occasions, and for a limited time not exceeding twelve months.
Stran 204 - That all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain natural inherent and unalienable rights, amongst which are the enjoying and defending life and liberty; acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
Stran 211 - Vice-President who shall be elected in the same manner and for the same term as that of the President, and whose qualifications shall be the same; he shall be President of the Senate, and give the casting vote when the house is equally divided on any subject.
Stran 206 - In prosecutions for the publication of papers, investigating the official conduct of officers, or men in a public capacity, or where the matter published is proper for public information, the truth thereof may be given in evidence ; and, in all indictments for libels, the jury shall have a right to determine the law and the facts, under the direction of the court, as in other cases.
Stran 207 - That all prisoners shall be bailable by sufficient sureties, unless for capital offences, when the proof is evident or presumption great...
Stran 208 - No person shall be a senator who shall not have resided three whole years immediately previous to his election in the Republic of Liberia, and who shall not, when elected, be an inhabitant of the county which he represents, and who does not own real estate of not less value than...